"Finally! The Obsidian Outbreak is ready to cleanse this world of it's problems! "Poverty shall be no more and resource scarcity will be non existent.
After years of toiling without rest.
"Thanos! Stop right there! I will not allow you to release your awful plague on the city."
"Ha, City. No child it will be the world. You're to late. The survivors shall praise their savior, me! The world cannot sustain this many people. When I'm done I'll have solved all of this world's problems."
And with those words Thanos released the plague, killing half the population
"Doctor Chugginton, the sky turned dark and I think its from the plague. How do you suppose we stop this plague there's still time."
"By the yer 2030, Earth will have reached it's maximum capacity and death rates are lower than ever. Europe's death rate has lowered 241 people per 1,000 people"
"Due to recent medical advancements more children survive childhood causing the population to grow at an exponential rate and problems such as poverty and resource scarcity are a serious threat."
"I understand your point Yondu, but I think Thanos also has a valid idea. The world is running out of resources and this could help the majority of the population. "